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|Gender Festival 2013 Announcements|
GENDER FESTIVAL 2013 WILL BE CONDUCTED FROM SEPTEMBER 3rd -6th 2013
VENUE: TGNP Grounds- Mabibo Dar es Salaam
OVERALL THEME: Gender Democracy and Development: Twenty Years of Transformative Feminist Struggle For Women's Rights, Gender Equity and Social Justice- Where are we? What next?
The Gender Festival is an open forum for likeminded individuals and organisations to come together to share experiences and knowledge, to celebrate achievements and assess challenges ahead, to strengthen networking and coalition-building, to build capacity and to contribute to public debate and plan collectively for social change from a feminist perspective.
The first Gender Festival was organised in 1996: Since then TGNP, FemAct and their grassroots partners have successfully organised a series of 10 Festivals on variety of Themes, reflecting the burning issues of the day.The number of Participants has steadily grown from around 400 in 1996 to over 5,000 in 2011.The Festival provides a unique space for activists from all walks of life to come together from every region of Tanzania, including Pemba and Zanzibar, as well as from neighbouring countries of Africa and beyond.
Workshop Sub themes:
Sub themes for the Gender Festival 2013:
Day One- Tuesday 3rd September 2013:
Twenty years Of Transformative Feminist Struggle For Women's Rights, Gender Equity And Social Justice - Where are We? What Next?
Day Two- Wednesday 4th September 2013:
The Struggle for Land Rights and Economic Justice: Return Resources to the People
Day Three- Thursday 5th September 2013:
Feminist Struggles for Democracy in Civil Society and the State: Constitution Reform or Revolution?
Day Four Friday 6th September 2013
Strategies for Feminist Organising and Movement Building for the next Twenty Years: Building a PanAfrican Feminist Movement